Monday, December 15, 2008


Have you ever broadcasted a lecture using a laptop?

If so, you probably brought in a laptop, webcam and, if you were really adventurous, a speaker phone to the class. However, these extra components adds additional minutes setup time for a class. Plus, you have to carry everything as well.

Users using BigBlueButton to broadcast their lecture to remote students like the software, but they would like to reduce the effort to setup their equipment.

Enter ReadyToPresent, an industrial design project in which we are experimenting with ways to simplify the setup time. It's still early days, but you can already see some of the ideas from the various design sketches.